Guide price £950,000
A beautifully presented contemporary house, with guest annexe in show standard gardens, set on the edge of this highly sought after village. Brantwood occupies an enviable setting being close to the centre of the village of Kingston St. Mary which is considered to be one of the most sought after in the Vale of Taunton Deane having an ancient church, village hall and inn. The village is set some three miles to the north of Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, offering an excellent range of day to day amenities, good schools in the independent and state sectors, and recreational facilities including the Somerset County Cricket Ground. Excellent communications are at hand with the main line station in Taunton three miles away, providing fast trains to London Paddington in under two hours. The M5 motorway, Junction 25, provides fast and easy access to Exeter, Bristol, The Midlands and London. Kingston St. Mary is found in the foothills of the Quantocks, providing endless walking and riding opportunities. This substantial and well-appointed contemporary house is believed to have been built in the 1970s and has been meticulously maintained, improved and extended over recent years. Approached by a canopy porch the entrance hall leads through to light and spacious reception rooms including a sitting room with fireplace and sliding French doors leading out onto a terrace. An archway then leads through into a dining room and again through to a morning room. The kitchen is wellfitted and adjoins the utility room. A further reception room lies on a slightly lower level and opens out onto a terrace with veranda and has an ancillary kitchen. The bedrooms are all of good size, the principal bedroom on the ground floor has a dressing room and a bathroom. In addition to the main house a newly completed guest annexe has been designed to provide an open plan kitchen / living space with an ensuite bedroom. This annexe could also provide a comfortable home for a dependant relative or live in staff. It is the gardens and grounds at Brantwood which are so special and have been kept to a show standard. Handsome wrought iron gates lead up to the property and open out to provide a spacious graveled parking area which is edged by well-stocked shrubbery and pleasing water feature. The drive then continues past the property through a further set of gates to the double garage. A small barn provides good garden implement storage and is attached to a useful store / potting shed with a WC. A further water feature is found close to the garden room and flows into a small rene which continues along the edge of the garden. Lawned gardens stretch out to the south west and have a number of mature shrubberies and specimen trees. The kitchen garden is off-set beyond a beech hedge and has cold frame, raised beds and fruit cage. A deep terrace stretches across the front of the property and provides excellent entertaining space, a further terrace is protected by a glazed veranda. The gardens and grounds amount to approximately 0.546 hectares (1.350 acres).
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